HOW TO SAVE $$$ IN 2021
52 PROVEN TIPS AND TRICKS TO KEEP YOUR MONEY IN THE (PIGGY) BANK
Pass It On
In the best mentoring relationships, everybody learns
The Cousin who Saved My Life
With my kidneys failing and an interminable waiting list for an organ donation, my situation was dire—until I received the ultimate gift
How Asian Canadians are fighting a rise in pandemic racism
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HOW THE NORTH INVENTED THE SCIENCE OF PARKAS
How Can I Thrive in Isolation?
We ask Dr. Rima Styra, psychiatrist
In between the aches and embarrassment, my adult ballet class became a source of unexpected joy
The Truth About Talk Therapy
1 Therapy is for anyone, any time. “Therapy can enrich your life by making you understand why you repeat certain patterns,” says Carrie Foster, a Montreal psychotherapist. “You don’t need to be in crisis, though that’s when most people come in.”
The Truth About Pet Adoption
SAFE IN THE STACKS
How I created a sanctuary for teenagers in my library
I started playing the trumpet at 42. Why learning new skills as an adult is easier—and more fun—than you think.
How a Toronto charity feeds thousands with surplus restaurant food
House of Cards
In my family, a game of euchre is the answer to everything
Home for the Holidays
In a year when so many of us are kept apart, a tribute to the comfort and joy of gathering with family and friends
How patients built a simple phone app that does a better job than your pancreas
Beware Winter Rays
Melanoma is a risk—even in the snowy months
BETTER LATE THAN NEVER
My diculties fiing in, my problems at work and my divorce all made sense when, at 46, I discovered I was autistic.
A Star Is Born
A chance encounter with a waiting room songstress pulled my dad out of his Alzheimer’s fog
The Benefits of Self-Care
Simple ways to boost your resiliency during tough times
NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF MEDICINE
EXERCISES FOR BANISHING LOWER BACK PAIN
I ACCIDENTALLY BOUGHT A BAG OF NO-PURPOSE FLOUR. NOW WHAT???
LOOK. LISTEN. WHEN you’re a busy career woman and mom of 17 who’s always on the go and just trying to have it all, grocery trips need to be quick, efficient affairs. I’ve learned to anticipate well in advance that at some point, my 284-week-old triplets will once again want to make ferret-shaped cupcakes. And I’ve learned to be prepared. Or so I thought.
Cooking Through Grief
After her husband died, my mother-in-law found solace in sharing his favourite meals
The Truth About House Fires
In her new book Along the Western Front, the photographer Leah Hennel captures the ranches, rodeos and romance of Southern and Central Alberta
How Do Masks Protect Me?
We ask family physician and Masks4Canada organizer Amy Tan
How an Ontario doctor is improving women’s cancer care
WHAT'S WRONG WITH ME?
EVEN BEFORE JOSH was born in 2007 in South Australia, his parents, Nicole and Andy, knew there was a chance their baby might have a severe disorder that could affect the course of his life. His older sister, Lauren, had stopped meeting milestones just after turning one. As she grew, she gradually lost her mastery of skills like walking and speaking. Despite extensive testing, she remained undiagnosed, but doctors suspected it was a genetic condition.
Body, Heal Thyself
Why do wounds mend more slowly as we age?
Open Up and Say Ha Ha
The surprising reasons laughing is good for you